VIDEO: To mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Riga, which sealed Poland’s victory over the Soviet Union in 1920, the Royal Castle in Warsaw is hosting two exhibitions that show the contrasting sides of the bitter-sweet peace deal between the two states.
Cops are investigating after the two grandmas living 25 minutes apart stumbled upon the TT semi-automatic pistols hidden behind a basement wardrobe and inside an old sofa while they were doing their pre-Xmas cleaning.
The 72 issues of ‘Goniec Krakowski have been described by the director of the Siberian Memorial Museum in Białystok, Wojciech Śleszynski, as ‘unique’ and ‘an important historical source.
Later known as “the first lady of Polish emigration”, the wife of General Anders was seen by many as “the voice of a nation”.
From Warsaw to Melbourne via the Soviet Union, the Middle East and Africa, The Freedom Circus charts a family’s extraordinary journey to freedom.
Entitled “Wall of Culture”, the murals in Warsaw and Prague mark 40 years since the establishment of Solidarity, which played such a key role in the changes in the region at the end of 1980s.
Polish diplomats will not be allowed to lay flowers at a building that once was the local headquarters of the dreaded Soviet secret police NKVD, charge d'affaires of the Polish Embassy in Moscow Jacek Sladewski said.
The battle’s importance for Poland and the rest of Europe cannot be overstated. According to British diplomat Lord Edgar Vincent d’Abernon it is 18th in the list of the most important battles in the history of the world, ahead of the Battle of Stalingrad and the Battle of Midway.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) passed on Friday a presidential draft law on granting financial benefits to Poles who were exiled or deported to the Soviet Union in the years 1939-56.
Negotiations of “The Agreement Concerning the Demarcation of the Established and the Existing Polish-German State Frontier” were filled with tension with East German politicians refusing to treat the new border as a finality.